British Columbia celebrates the 2005 Convention

The Roundtable aimed to have a look at the Convention’s impacts on Canada’s creative economy and cultural sector, especially the implications for the British Columbia’s arts and cultural communities. The roundtable aimed also to review the strategic highlights of the Convention (under the lens of four main areas: trade & intellectual property; digital technologies & diversity on the internet; socio-cultural development and protection of minority expressions) in the BC context. The discussions and exchanges helped participants to identify strategic measures to promote the diversity of cultural expressions in BC. Over 12 local and national experts, among whom Scott McIntyre and Peter Grant will discuss the following topics: Trade and copyright Digitization and the Internet Sociocultural development Strengthening minority and indigenous cultural expressions Relevance to BC Policy recommendations


Event date: 
Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 23:00
Location: 515 West Hastings St., Vancouver, Alberta, BC V6B 5K3, Canada